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Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne

by Manchester City FC City in the Community Foundation
Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne
Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne
Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne
Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne
Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne
Cityzens Giving for Recovery - Melbourne

Summary

In Melbourne, City in the Community will support children to return to education through the provision of healthy and nutritious food and delivery of education through football. Fundraising is being conducted by Manchester City F.C. City in the Community Foundation for the benefit of City in the Community in Melbourne to lead delivery of this project locally.

$69,000
total goal
$68,617
remaining
12
donors
0
monthly donors
2
months

Challenge

In Melbourne, the Coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the most vulnerable communities. The closure of schools saw children suffer from food insecurity, with food consumption and nutrition becoming increasingly compromised. Parents were also unprepared for the demands of home schooling which saw many children disengaged with remote learning. The challenge now is to ensure that our community's children and youth not only return to school but stay in school once they re-open.

Solution

After missing an extended period of schooling due to lockdown, this project will assist children returning to education through the provision of healthy food and physical activity through the game of football. City in the Community will deliver free football and physical activity classes, along with education on health and nutrition, at Breakfast and Homework Clubs run by SecondBite Charities.

Long-Term Impact

This will be a holistic approach to tackle the nutritional, physical and social needs of young children who have been isolated for many weeks without being able to properly focus on their education.

Resources

https:/​/​www.mancity.com/​community

Organization Information

Manchester City FC City in the Community Foundation

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester - United Kingdom
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @citctweets
Project Leader:
Mike Geary
Manchester, Greater Manchester United Kingdom
$383 raised of $69,000 goal
 
12 donations
$68,617 to go
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